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Jay Electronica Floats Over Nujabes Beats on a New Mash-Up Tape

DJaytiger extends a run of crucial blends. Jay Electronica and Nujabes never got a chance to connect before the producer passed. But DJaytiger’s Nu Electronica mash-up mixtape has resurfaced. And it’s a great opportunity to imagine what could have been. On the mash-up maestro’s revived 2019 tape, classic and loose Jay Electronica verses find a…

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Stream Madlib and Karriem Riggins’ Debut Album as Jahari Massamba Unit

The venerable producers drop an experimental 13-track jazz album. Madlib and Karriem Riggins have released…

16 New Albums You Should Listen To Right Now (Week of Nov.…

Get full with new albums from Statik Selektah, Juicy J, Tinashe, Madlib and Kareem Riggins,…

The Essentials: Record Store Day 2020 (Black Friday Edition)

Featuring psychedelic folk retrospectives, unearthed live and studio recordings from jazz giants, first-ever vinyl issues…

Eight Samplers Under $300 for Producers on a Budget

The price points on entry-level samplers and sequencers have, arguably, never been more affordable. With…

Jay Electronica Teases ‘Act II’ Release With ‘Watch The Throne’-Era Kanye Verses

“I would have to get his permission first though,” Jay Electronica said. Jay Electronica has…

2021 Grammy Nominations Full List: Megan Thee Stallion, Pop Smoke, Beyoncé &…

Beyoncé leads with the most Grammy nominations in nine different categories, Megan Thee Stallion also…

Busta Rhymes Says J Dilla Gave Him Over 300 Beats Before He…

“I’ve always tried to represent and uphold the legacy of the late, great J Dilla,…

Five Producers & Songwriters on the Making of Nicki Minaj’s ‘Pink Friday’

Nicki Minaj’s debut album, Pink Friday, recently turned 10. We spoke to five producers and…

Guitar Center Files for Bankruptcy After Struggling to Stay Afloat During Pandemic

The county’s largest music instrument retailer was forced to close most of its locations at…

Roc Marciano Shares a Lush and Grainy Video for “Downtown 81”

The New York rapper drops the first visual from his new album Mt. Marci. In…

Vic Mensa Held a Sleep Out to Raise Money for Chicago’s Homeless…

The Chicago rapper helped raise more than $13,000. Vic Mensa brought some needed attention to…

Wu-Tang Clan Light Up J Dilla Beats on a Rugged and Raw…

Shaolin and Detroit connect on a potent new blend. A new mash-up project from DJayTiger…

Nas Reflects on His Impact on New Track “Fallen Stars Flying”

Nas drops a new single for the Between The World and Me soundtrack. On November 21, HBO…